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Tim Michiels

Mon, Apr 4, 2022    11:15am

Anatomy of existing New York buildings and thoughts on associated carbon includes an outdoor lecture and material sampling around Columbia’s historical structures led by Tim Michiels, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP.

GSAPP students are invited to meet in front of the Forum on 125th Street and Broadway Avenue at 11:15 AM to participate in the event.

Tim Michiels is a structural engineer, designer and preservationist. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP and works as a project manager at Old Structures Engineering in New York. Tim received his PhD in Structural Engineering from Princeton University (NJ, USA), where his research focused on the structural analysis of historic buildings and on developing design methods for vaulted shell structures in earthquake areas. He also holds a Master’s in Conservation of Monuments and Sites from the Raymond Lemaire International Center for Conservation (Belgium) and a Master’s in Civil Engineering from K.U. Leuven (Belgium).

TechSHOPS is an interactive lecture series hosted by the Building Science and Technology at GSAPP that provides hands-on opportunities for students to engage with building technology from a variety of perspectives and scales. Each lecture concludes in a collaborative workshop.

Organized as part of the TechSHOPS, an initiative launched by the Building Science and Technology Sequence of the Master in Architecture Program at Columbia GSAPP.

This lecture is being held in person and is open to Columbia University affiliates with a Green Pass.